Shinji Yamaga

Shinji Yamaga

He was born on 1 September 1912. His family includes Fumi Yamaga (mother; nee Fumi Tatsuki), and Yasutaro Yamaga (father). His home address is listed as 26-18th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShinji Yamaga
Custodian Identification Number6107
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


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